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Spanish translation of “service”

service

noun /ˈsəːvis/
the process of serving customers in a hotel, shop etc
servicio
You get very slow service in that shop (also adjective) a service charge on a hotel bill.
the act of doing something to help
servicio, ayuda
He was rewarded for his service to refugees.
the condition or work of a servant
servicio
In the last century, many young women went into service She had been in service as a kitchen maid He has given faithful service to the church for many years.
a check made of all parts of eg a car, machine etc to ensure that it is in a good condition
revisión, mantenimiento
Bring your car in for a service.
a regular public supply of something eg transport
servicio
a good train service into the city.
a regular meeting for worship, or a religious ceremony (in church)
oficio
He attends a church service every Sunday.
in tennis and similar games, the act or manner of serving the ball
servicio
He has a strong service.
a department of public or government work
servicio
the Civil Service.
(often in plural) one of the three fighting forces, the army, navy or air force
fuerzas armadas
He’s in the services.
employment in one of these
servicio militar
military service.
serviceable adjective (opposite unserviceable) useful; capable of being used
utilizable, práctico
This tractor is so old it is barely serviceable now.
hard-wearing
duradero
He walks to school every day, so he must have serviceable shoes.
serviceman noun (feminine servicewoman, plural servicemen, servicewomen) a person in one of the armed services.
militar
service station noun a petrol station with facilities for servicing cars etc.
estación de servicio, gasolinera
(Definition of service from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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